Re: RARA-AVIS: two questions

Diane Trap (trap@Mail.Libs.UGA.EDU)
Fri, 27 Aug 1999 17:42:31 -0400 (EDT)

> Just a couple of questions:
> 1) how much right do you think Quentin Tarrantino has to use the title Pulp
> Fiction for his movie? I mean, is that movie really an homage to the genre,
> or just a collection of gore and violence and general mayhem?

A definition of the term "pulp fiction" is displayed at the beginning of the movie, as if to say "This movie is a piece of pulp fiction (so it probably shouldn't be taken too seriously)." Not homage to anything, just 'nineties self-referential irony.

     -----Diane Trap

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